The Executive Assistant Dean for Business Operations provides oversight for and management of fiscal, personnel and facilities operations of the College of Education. Responsibilities include:

  • Annual budget preparation
  • Fiscal oversight and reporting
  • Purchasing and contracting
  • Grants management
  • Human Resource and personnel issues and processing
  • Facilities operations and management

Amanda is the Director of Budget and Resource Planning and oversees the Finance Unit's daily operations. With the University a number of years, Amanda brings many talents to the Finance Unit. Responsibilities include:

  • Non-grant department contact for Ed Admin and Bureau accounts.
  • Grant department contact for Ed Admin, Bureau, and Center for Teacher Education.
  • Primary contact for TEM representing Ed Admin and the Bureau
  • Manager approval for TEM reimbursements for the College of Education.
  • TEM Reimbursements - Alternate CFR
  • Purchasing goods and services for grant and non-grant on behalf of Ed Admin and the Bureau
  • iBuy approvals for grant purchases
  • Requisition approvals
  • iCS Unit head approver for the College
  • Budget Transfers
  • Study Abroad Budgeting/Planning for Ed Admin

Tammy efficiently keeps the College of Education facilities running whether it is grounds or the interior of the building. Please see her if you have any concerns regarding maintenance issues, if a key is needed, when you need space, or when a classroom needs to be reserved.

Debra worked in the College of Education in a variety of roles since 1989 and for the University since 1984. She now works in the Finance Unit processing:

  • TEM reimbursements for all departments
  • Travel arrangements 
  • Processing TEM
  • Website production

Working with the Finance Unit since May of 2014 is Danielle. Her friendly manner helps put people at ease as she works with a variety of personnel. Her responsibilities include:

  • Non-grant department contact for Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
  • Primary TEM contact for Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
  • TEM reimbursements--proxy reviewer
  • Point of contact--purchasing goods and services for non-grant Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
  • Requisition Processing--Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
  • iCS Requestor

Marcia's been an integral part of the Finance Unit since 2002. She retired from accounting prior to coming to the College of Education. Her responsibilities:

  • TEM primary contact for Ed Admin and the Bureau
  • TEM reimbursements - processing
  • TEM reimbursements - primary CFR for Ed Admin, the Bureau, and Center for Teacher Education
  • TEM reimbursements - proxy reviewer for Special Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Psychology, Education Policy, Organization Leadership, and Confucius Institute
  • Travel arrangements (airfare, carpool, etc.)
  • TEM processor
  • iBuy approvals - non-grant and grant
  • Requisition processing
  • P-Card/T-card--DCM, P-card reconciler, P-card approver
  • Account creation and termination
  • Banner vendor IDs
  • FACTS sheets

Since May of 2014, David worked with the Finance Unit. He is the department contact for Special Education and Curriculum & Instruction. Among his duties:

  • TEM reimbursements - primary CFR
  • Purchasing--goods and services for non-grant accounts
  • iBuy approvals, non-grant
  • Requisition processing
  • iCS business manager
  • Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Psychology, and Special Education accounts
  • Travel arrangements (airfare, carpool, etc.)
  • Account creation and termination
  • Banner vendor IDs
  • Contracts

Niki's positive attitude and smile helps many people get through their day. Her responsibilities include:

  • Grant department contact for Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology
  • Expense report approver for Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology
  • Monitor expenditures against grant budgets for Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology
  • Assist professors with annual reporting of grants, semi-annual confirmations and no-cost extension requests for Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology

Paul Deckard ›

Paul joined the Finance Unit in May of 2017. He helps many people throughout the day. His responsibilities include:

  • TEM reimbursements 
  • Reserving hotels
  • iBuy
  • Requisitions